Scaly-breasted Kingfisher Actenoides princeps

Family: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)

Authority: (Reichenbach, 1851)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
It is suspected that the population of this newly-split kingfisher will undergo moderately rapid declines as habitat loss and degradation increases in its hill and montane forest habitat. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 285,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Actenoides princeps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.